- State hires conflict specialist to deal with wolf issues Updated: May-21-15 5:58 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Washington state has hired a wildlife-conflict specialist to help reduce tensions caused by the state's growing population of wolves.
- Feds fatally shoot troubled Mexican gray wolf in New Mexico Updated: May-21-15 11:53 am
RESERVE, New Mexico - Federal authorities say a Mexican gray wolf has been shot and killed in southwestern New Mexico after it was exhibiting escalating nuisance behavior.
- Board spares 2 wolf-dog hybrids that killed neighbor's dog Updated: May-21-15 3:52 am
MUNCIE, - A central Indiana animal control board has spared two wolf-dog hybrids that killed a neighbors' dog, but ordered their owner to prevent them from ever escaping again.
- SD regulators allow wolf cubs, fox kits at wildlife center Updated: May-20-15 5:25 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A South Dakota regulatory board says a Minnesota woman will be able to keep wolf cubs and fox kits at a wildlife education center she's opening in Deadwood, but visitors won't be able to play with the animals.
- Wildlife center operator: Fur taken only after natural death Updated: May-19-15 7:47 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A Minnesota woman seeking to open a wildlife education center that would house wolf cubs and fox kits in Deadwood acknowledged in a 2012 court case that her Minnesota property is mainly for agricultural use as a fur farm.
- Coyote hunter shoots what may be endangered wolf Updated: May-19-15 9:35 am
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is conducting DNA tests on an animal shot by a coyote hunter near Kremmling to determine if the animal is a gray wolf.
- Ted Turner ranch in New Mexico caught in wolf debate Updated: May-18-15 7:56 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Media mogul Ted Turner set out years ago to establish a fund to bolster the dwindling populations of everything from falcons and frogs to Mexican gray wolves, using the nearly 2 million acres he owns in a dozen western states as home base for the projects.
- Judge issues second stay for wolf center's suspended license Updated: May-18-15 3:23 pm
SANDPOINT, Idaho - A judge is reviewing Idaho Fish and Game's decision to suspend the license of a Cocolalla-based wolf exhibition company that allowed customers to touch the animals.
- Wolf hunting season near Denali ends early Updated: May-15-15 12:06 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Wolf hunting season will end two weeks early near Denali National Park and Preserve after reports of a recent wolf shooting at a bear baiting station.
- Montana want to keep wolf hunt rules for upcoming season Updated: May-14-15 3:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana wildlife officials want to keep the existing rules in place for the upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season, saying Thursday they think they've hit on the right formula in how they manage the predators.
- Missouri site helping effort to repopulate US wolves Updated: May-09-15 10:43 am
EUREKA, Missouri - A secluded Missouri conservation center heralded for helping repopulate the wild with endangered wolves is tending to its latest puppy season - a ritual that this time has a bittersweet vibe in the absence of the site's furry matriarch.
- Mixed-breed terrier bouncing back after being shot 5 times Updated: May-05-15 11:53 am
HAVERTOWN, Pennsylvania - A stray 8-month-old mixed-breed terrier that was shot five times in Chester is alive and kissing, thanks to the efforts of four city police officers and a team at Keystone Veterinary Emergency & Referral. Not to mention Russell Wayne Harper, Wolf for short - the humane officer with Justice Rescue who brought them all together.
- Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh has new wolves for opening Updated: May-02-15 3:56 pm
OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - The Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh has a new family of wolves.
- Wyoming US Rep., others press for national wolf delisting Updated: May-01-15 7:01 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and others in Congress are pushing the U.S. Department of Interior to end federal protections for wolves nationwide.
- Wolf killed by vehicle in western Washington Updated: Apr-30-15 3:56 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A wolf that was struck and killed by a vehicle in western Washington this week may provide the first verification that the animals have crossed the Cascade Range, an official for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday.
- New lone wolf tracked into central Oregon Updated: Apr-27-15 6:17 pm
BEND, Oregon - Another young male wolf from northeastern Oregon has moved into the central part of the state.
- Northern Minnesota sees jump in wolves killing dogs Updated: Apr-27-15 4:29 pm
DULUTH, Minnesota - Six dogs have been killed by wolves in northern Minnesota in the last five weeks, outpacing last year's total for the entire state.
- Wildlife officials move forward to lift wolf protections Updated: Apr-25-15 9:56 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon should move forward with the process that could remove the gray wolf from the state's endangered species list, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission decided Friday.
- US Rep. Newhouse proposes ending protection for wolves Updated: Apr-24-15 12:59 pm
YAKIMA, Washington - Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from Endangered Species Act protections in Washington, Oregon and Utah.
- Pair of Mexican gray wolves released into wild near Alpine Updated: Apr-24-15 6:14 am
ALPINE, Arizona - A breeding pair of endangered Mexican gray wolves has been released into the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.